What is OSHA’s Occupational Noise Standard? OSHA regulations stipulate that if “any employee’s exposure equals or exceeds an 8-hour time-weighted average of 85 decibels, the employer shall develop and implement a noise monitoring program.” What are some signs
Noise-induced hearing loss is the most common occupational hazard for American workers, and yet many of us are not very concerned about the effect noise can have on our hearing. We assume that we will only lose our hearing if we are exposed to extremely loud noises over a long period
Unfortunately, many construction workers have hearing impairments because they were too stubborn to ask for a pair of ear plugs, or ear muffs, when they were working around generators, heavy construction equipment, air compressors, and moving vehicles, for years and years, never reali
Occupational hearing loss is defined as a hearing impairment of one or both ears, either partial or complete, that result from a person’s employment. Even though many states do not have compensation laws for hearing loss at the workplace, compensation is commonly being awarded to peo
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